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Treating Gulf War Illness with FDA-approved antiviral drugs

7 monthes ago   |   By ScienceDaily

A recent study has shown that adjusting GI tract viruses by repurposing existing FDA-approved antiviral drugs offers a route for effective treatment for Gulf War Illness and its myriad of symptoms.
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FDA Approves New Drug for Most Common Form of Cystic Fibrosis

FDA Approves New Drug for Most Common Form of Cystic Fibrosis

7 monthes ago   |   By Web MD

Acting FDA Commissioner Dr. Ned Sharpless said the approval was an outgrowth of efforts to speed development of new therapies for complex diseases.
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Pulmonary Complications Common in Surgery Patients With COVID-19

Pulmonary Complications Common in Surgery Patients With COVID-19

Pneumonia and other pulmonary complications occurred in half of postsurgical patients with perioperative COVID-19 in an international study, and these complications were... Read more ...

Outdoor Light at Night Linked to a Higher Breast Cancer Risk

Outdoor Light at Night Linked to a Higher Breast Cancer Risk

Women living in towns and cities may be a higher risk of breast cancer as night-time exposure to light from street lamps could raise the risk of the disease by 10 percent... Read more ...

Better Patient Identification can Help Battle COVID-19

Better Patient Identification can Help Battle COVID-19

Matching patient records from different sources is not only achievable but necessary to stem the tide of the current novel coronavirus pandemic, reports a new study. Read more ...

COVID-19 Risk May Raise in Winter: Study

COVID-19 Risk May Raise in Winter: Study

Covid-19 could be a seasonal illness with a higher risk in winter as researchers have found a one per cent decrease in humidity could increase the number of Covid-19 cases by... Read more ...

Two-metre Distance Helps Reducing COVID-19 Risk Effectively

Two-metre Distance Helps Reducing COVID-19 Risk Effectively

Keeping at least two-metre distance from other people is significantly more effective at reducing the transmission of COVID-19 than one metre, according to a new study. Read more ...

One in every 16 Irish boys has autism: Crisis worse than COVID-19 and nobody...

One in every 16 Irish boys has autism: Crisis worse than COVID-19 and nobody cares

According to National Health data released last week, autism incidence among Irish children is now at 4.3%, an 82% rise in five years. One in 16 boys is affected. US rates... Read more ...

COVID-19 Testing Supplies Still Needed, Lawmakers Told

COVID-19 Testing Supplies Still Needed, Lawmakers Told

WASHINGTON - Democrats and Republicans alike agreed at a House hearing Tuesday on the importance of ramping up testing for COVID-19, but they couldn't agree on whether the... Read more ...

Dr MICHAEL MOSLEY explains why losing weight could be a life-saver

Dr MICHAEL MOSLEY explains why losing weight could be a life-saver

As we have seen on the news, the Covid-19 virus is very selective about who it kills. Most people, particularly the young, shake it off. But others become extremely ill. Read more ...

Shortages of Hydroxychloroquine for Lupus Patients

Shortages of Hydroxychloroquine for Lupus Patients

More than one-third of U.S. lupus patients who take hydroxychloroquine have struggled to fill prescriptions for the drug during the COVID-19 crisis, a new survey finds. Read more ...

Protests Pose Particular Risks for COVID-19 Transmission

Protests Pose Particular Risks for COVID-19 Transmission

Nationwide protests about racial injustice in the U.S. not only ignited a political powder keg, but could also be sparking increases in COVID-19 transmission just as the... Read more ...